National University of Singapore

Data Analyst / Data Scientist (Office of Data and ...

Job description

Date: 02-May-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

To join the team at the Office of Data and Intelligence at the National University of Singapore (NUS) with the collection, analysis, visualization of data and presentation of analytical results for regular and ad-hoc reporting purposes to meet multiple information and strategic requirements for the various stakeholders of the university.

The successful candidate will join a team of other data analysts and data scientists to engage in the following activities:

  • Create detailed reports on data sources, methodology, analytical techniques, analytical results and insights for stakeholders.
  • Develop visualisations and presentations for dissemination of analytical results and derivation of actionable insight.
  • Assist other units in the university with enhancing their data culture and capabilities.
  • Develop data repositories and system to enable key stakeholders to access regular reports.


Successful candidate should have the following qualifications and capabilities:

  • Bachelor degree in Data Analytics, Applied Statistics or Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, but higher qualifications (Master’s or PhD) is preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of at least one of the following scripting/programming languages: Python, R, Java, C++, C#.Net, SQL.
  • Proficiency in using Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau or Qlik Sense)
  • Experience in applying machine learning techniques and designing algorithms that are scalable and production-grade.
  • Knowledge of database, ETL and data API concepts.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and critical thinking with the ability to articulate ideas with data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

In accordance with Singapore's legal requirements, unvaccinated workers will not be able to work on the NUS premises with effect from 15 January 2022. As such, job applicants will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the Sr Dy President & Provost

Department : Office of Data and Intelligence

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 14605

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